Nov 4, 2019

Versailles, Ky. – The Kentucky Community and Technical College System (KCTCS) Marketing teams received Medallion Awards for outstanding achievement in marketing communications, including top honors in several categories. The awards are sponsored by the National Conference for Marketing and Public Relations (NCMPR) District 2, which includes community colleges in 11 southeastern states, along with the Bahamas and Bermuda.

KCTCS Marketing team in Versailles accepted awards in the following categories:

  • Brochure: Gold – Dual credit brochure
  • Microsite: Gold – Going Pro
  • Wild Card: Gold – Uniform Ticket Book
  • Postcard: Silver – Radius Campaign
  • Website: Silver – KCTCS website
  • Microsite: Bronze – GED Plus
  • Digital Ad: Bronze – GED Plus

Three KCTCS college Marketing Departments – Hazard Community and Technical College (HCTC), Southeast Community and Technical College (SKCTC) and West Kentucky Community and Technical College (WKCTC) – also won awards.

HCTC won a gold award in the special publications category for its Impact Report, a silver award in the newsletter category for its Community Connections newsletter and a bronze award in the special publications category for its Scholarship Request publication.

SKCTC won a bronze award in the Wild Card category for a documentary film created for graduation.

WKCTC received a bronze award for a short video series.

Additionally, Hopkinsville Community College President Alissa Young received the Pacesetter of the Year Award, which recognizes a community college president or CEO who has demonstrated special leadership and support in marketing and public relations. She is now a candidate for the national award.

Jackie Watson, KCTCS web content manager, was presented with the Rising Star Award. She also is now a candidate for the national award.

The awards were presented at the District 2 annual conference last month in Asheville.